The Maldives is subject to financial sanctions imposed by the EU. You can view Council Regulation (EU) 2018/1006 on restrictive measures in the Maldives online.
These sanctions were introduced on 16 July 2018.
Sanctions are imposed against those who are responsible for undermining the rule of law or obstructing an inclusive political solution in the Maldives, as well as persons and entities responsible for serious human rights violations or abuses in the Maldives.
You can view Council Regulation (EU) 2018/1006 on restrictive measures in the Maldives online. You can find the most recent amendments to the Regulation by searching on EUR-Lex – an online database that provides free access to EU law, international agreements and other public documents. Just:
- enter the Regulation number into the search bar
- open the relevant page and
- click ‘document information’